Graduating seniors have until Friday, April 11, 2014 at 5 p.m. to submit their applications and essays to qualify for one of two scholarships offered by the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Foundation. The scholarships, each in the amount of $2,500, will be awarded to high school seniors from New Jersey who plan to further their education either at a college or university or trade/technical school.
Winners will be notified in early May and will be awarded the scholarship on Monday, May 26, 2014 during the Memorial Day Ceremony held at the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans' Memorial.
In addition to the scholarship application and proof of acceptance to a college or trade school, all applicants must submit an essay about his/her visit to the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans' Memorial, located off the Garden State Parkway at exit 116 in Holmdel.
The deadline for application and essay submission is 5 p.m. on Friday, April 11, 2014. Applications may be mailed, faxed or delivered to:
NJVVM Scholarship Program
1 Memorial Lane
P.O. Box 648
Holmdel, NJ 07733
(Those postmarked prior to due date, but received after the deadline, will NOT be accepted).
For more information about the Scholarship Program and to download an application, visit njvvmf.org or call Lynn Duane at (732) 335-0033 xt. 100